Clermont Historic Village Museum

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Clermont Historic Village Museum

352-593-8496   |   490 West Avenue, Clermont, FL


The South Lake County Historical Society invites you to visit the Clermont Historic Village Museum. Each building offers you a glimpse into the rich history of our area. Come, explore and learn!

Townsend House

Upcoming Events

General Meeting - December 14 @ 7pm - The Election of Board Members will take place at this meeting. Immediately following, the new board will elect the 2016 officers

Christmas in Candyland - December 12, 13, 19, & 20, 1pm-4pm and extended hours 4pm-7pm - Come to the Clermont Historic Village for a joyful journey into Candyland! This year the grounds of the Village have been decorated with all sorts of candy treats and Christmas trees. The schoolhouse has been converted into Santa’s Workshop (yes, “he” will be there!), the Townsend House porch is now “The Good Ship Lollipop,” the Quonset Hut will feature a USO themed party, and all the other buildings will also have Christmas decorations.

Please remember that the Village is closed for tours when school field trips are scheduled! (Contact Dodie at 352-593-8496 to schedule a field trip for your class)

Lend a Helping Hand

There are volunteer opportunities at every event in the Village. Look Below for specific upcoming needs. If you think you can help, call Dodie at 352-593-8496.

Christmas in Candyland - Tour Guides needed for this year’s Christmas Celebration.

Membership - We are seeking a chairperson for the membership committee. This position is perfect for someone who is outgoing and organized.

Clean up Crew - Volunteers are needed to clean buildings twice each month.

Long Term Planning - Help decide the future of the South Lake County Historical Society and the Village.

Tour Guides - The Village is open for tours Friday – Sunday